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Activists, residents and green campaigners are calling for the closure of London City Airport and its replacement with a sustainable neighbourhood.

They converged on The Crystal under the airport's flight path last week to launch a report by independent think-tank New Economics Foundation that makes the case that the airport's closure would make financial as well as environmental sense.

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Charlton and Bolton played out a goalless draw in a Good Friday clash at The Valley.

Bolton manager Dougie Freedman has formed a smart side who have risen to mid-table safety thanks largely to a six game unbeaten run on their travels.



By Tabitha Ronson

I thought I'd save some money this Easter school holiday by not travelling abroad with Master A.

It's the first time in several years that we've opted to stay at home during the spring break but, with forecasters predicting great weather and a wealth of London attractions hitherto unexplored, I thought we'd give it a go.



With fashion's "enfant terrible" tag as firmly tied to Jean Paul Gaultier as the Frenchman's ribbons on his corset designs, his debut museum showcase - The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier: From The Sidewalk to the Catwalk - was bound to offer something extraordinary.


Have you got four days off, numerous activities booked and people to see but not a clue what to wear?

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Easter doesn't have to mean devouring one egg after another without pause for breath, writes Laura Williams. Why not try these non-edible activities to offset those pesky calories?


Greenwich Council has come under fire after giving the green light to Ikea's first store in the borough replacing a building showered with praise for its sustainability credentials.


Tube workers are set to strike for the second time this year in protest to ticket office closures.

Members of the RMT union will strike from 9pm on Monday, April 28 for two days and then from 9pm on Monday, May 5 for three days.


Fascinating modern contraptions sit alongside genuine historic artefacts as steampunks set their imaginations against their illustrious predecessors at the Royal Observatory in Greenwich.


Members of the Docklands Victims Association paid respects paid to WPC Yvonne Fletcher on the 30th anniversary of her death.

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